Text: H.R.7199 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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116th CONGRESS
  2d Session
                                H. R. 7199

    To provide grants to law enforcement agencies for de-escalation 
        training and community outreach, and for other purposes.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                             June 15, 2020

 Mr. Budd (for himself, Mr. Bilirakis, and Mr. Curtis) introduced the 
  following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

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                                 A BILL


 
    To provide grants to law enforcement agencies for de-escalation 
        training and community outreach, and for other purposes.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``Community Policing Act''.

SEC. 2. DE-ESCALATION TRAINING AND COMMUNITY OUTREACH GRANT PROGRAM.

    (a) In General.--The Attorney General shall make grants to law 
enforcement agencies for the purposes of providing de-escalation 
training and community outreach as described in subsection (c).
    (b) Application.--To receive a grant under this section, a law 
enforcement agency shall submit to the Attorney General an application 
at such time, in such manner, and containing such information as the 
Attorney General may require.
    (c) Use of Funds.--Grants awarded under this section may be used--
            (1) to provide de-escalation training; and
            (2) to facilitate community outreach initiatives between 
        the law enforcement agency and the community that the agency 
        serves.
    (d) Priority.--In making grants under this section, priority shall 
be given to law enforcement agencies with high crime rates.
    (e) Authorization of Appropriations.--There is authorized to be 
appropriated to carry out this Act, $10,000,000 for each of fiscal 
years 2021 through 2025, of which--
            (1) $7,500,000 shall be for de-escalation training; and
            (2) $2,500,000 shall be for community outreach.
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